Meet Andrew Yang, the Democratic Candidate Who Wants to Give You $1,000 Each Month

Andrew Yang doesn’t have the typical pedigree for a presidential candidate. The serial entrepreneur, who founded Venture for America, stems from the Silicon Valley crowd. But Yang is running a Democratic presidential campaign (and will be among the 2020 candidates on stage at tonight’s Democratic debate, which will also feature former Vice President Joe Biden, […]

How to Watch Night 2 of the Democratic Debates Online for Free—Even Without Cable

The first batch of Democratic presidential candidates had their say last night. Now it’s time for the others to make their appeal to voters. The first official Democratic presidential primary debates are officially underway–and some are already making an impression. On Tuesday, candidates clashed over issues ranging from private health insurance to the war in […]

How to Watch and Stream the First 2019 Democratic Debate

The 2020 race for the White House gets underway in earnest this week, as the first official Democratic presidential primary debates are held. It’s the first chance for many of the hopefuls to make a first impression–and in a field this large, that’s especially important. There are so many Democrats running for President right now […]

The Politics of Twitter: Who 2020 Candidates Tweet About Most

President Donald Trump has made himself the talk of Twitter. According to Twitter analytics site Twitonomy, Trump’s @realDonaldTrump page is the account most often mentioned by Vice President Mike Pence, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, and 2020 candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren. Each of these politicians have mentioned Trump’s account hundreds of […]

Pete Buttigieg: The U.S. Doesn’t Have the Leadership to Reform Immigration

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, an up-and-coming 2020 Democratic candidate, said Monday that the United States is at a moment “between eras in American history.” “Our economic and political system has been letting people down I would say for my entire lifetime,” said Buttigieg, 37, at CNN’s town hall in Manchester, N.H., Monday night. “We’re […]

Meet the Republicans Likely to Challenge Trump in the 2020 Primary

The Democratic 2020 primary is a crowded field, but regardless of who takes the nomination, President Donald Trump will face a battle before election day. Former Massachusetts Governor William Weld announced his candidacy for the Republican primary earlier this week, and both Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and former Ohio Governor John Kasich are mulling runs […]

Meet the 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of

The Democratic primary elections are a year away, and yet more than a dozen politicians with varying degrees of progressive ideals are vying for the 2020 Democratic nomination for president. This may sound like a crowded ballot but, technically speaking, there are more than 200 Democratic candidates running for president in 2020. The Federal Election […]

Kamala Harris’s First Policy Rollout: $315 Billion to Boost Teacher Pay

Senator Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) announced on Tuesday the first major policy initiative of her 2020 presidential campaign: a $315 billion, ten-year federal package to increase public-school teacher pay. The campaign has billed the plan as the “the largest investment in teachers in American history.” The money would subsidize pay of K-12 teachers and provide financial […]

Joe Biden Reportedly Considering 2020 Presidential Campaign HQ in Philadelphia

Former Vice President Joe Biden is reportedly considering Philadelphia for the headquarters of his yet-unannounced 2020 presidential bid. Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, the location would keep Biden’s campaign close to his roots, according to The Wall Street Journal. Biden has teased a presidential run for months now but has stopped short of formally throwing his […]